Arlington scored 100 points out of 100 on the Human Rights Campaign’s 9th annual Municipal Equality Index (MEI) for its high standards of inclusiveness and protections for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer communities.
The Arlington County Board today accepted more federal and state funding for COVID-19 relief aimed at helping low-and-moderate-income residents affected by the pandemic.
The Arlington County Board will act on dozens of issues at its October 2020 virtual Board Meeting. The public is invited to watch it live, and/or to participate.
October 1 marks the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. COVID-19 has had a unique impact on those harmed by domestic violence and the communities that support survivors. What the National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV) started in October 1981 as a “Day of Unity,” with the intention of connecting advocates across the nation, has […]
Arlington has joined the Northern Virginia Eviction Prevention and Community Stability Task Force, a diverse coalition of stakeholders from the housing sector in Northern Virginia, to identify best practices to prevent evictions and stabilize households. Recognizing that the economic fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic could result in a wave of evictions and a spike in […]
City of Alexandria and Arlington County residents can get free job skills training online as part of “Skill-Up City of Alexandria and Arlington County,” an initiative of the Alexandria/Arlington Regional Workforce Council, Alexandria Workforce Development Center, and Arlington Employment Center. The online classes are funded by a grant from the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and […]
The Arlington County Board will act on dozens of items at its virtual meeting, beginning Saturday, Sept. 12 with the Regular Meeting and continuing with the Recessed Meeting on Tues., Sept. 15.
The Arlington County Board today approved more funding to prevent evictions and to feed families in need during the coronavirus pandemic.
The County is now entering a three-year process to achieve the plan’s goals and objectives — and enhance the County’s standing as a livable community for people all ages.
On July 26, 2020, the 30-year anniversary of the signing of the ADA, Arlington County will celebrate and recognize the progress that has been made by reaffirming the principles of equality and inclusion and recommitting our efforts to reach full ADA compliance.